Jennifer Caldwell

Jennifer heads a family foundation focused primarily on furthering global solutions and promoting best practices in education and environmental protection. She currently serves on the board of the Exploratorium, as well as the Expansion Cabinet of Emerge America, and the Advisory Councils of Ten Strands and Sarah Lawrence College. Her previous board involvements include Environmental Working Group, Katherine Delmar Burke School and the San Francisco Ballet, where she has steered strategic fundraising, marketing, mission and brand development initiatives. 

After heading marketing at The Nature Conservancy of California, Jennifer founded and led Hope to Action, a nationwide non-profit focused on promoting sustainability practices among women, and initiated the Bay Area Green Schools Alliance, creating the first forum for regional schools to share sustainability best practices.

Prior to her work in the non-profit sector, her career spanned publishing, media communications and broadcasting in New York and Silicon Valley, including roles as senior producer at Hewlett Packard’s Media Technology Group, and executive producer at Paramount Pictures Interactive.

Jennifer lives in San Francisco with her husband and has two daughters.

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President, Caldwell Fisher Family Foundation

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Dr. Jonathan Woetzel

Dr. Jonathan Woetzel is Director of the McKinsey Global Institute and leads MGI research on productivity, urbanization, infrastructure, inequality and regional economies. Based in China since 1986, he leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative and co-chairs the non-profit think tank Urban China Initiative, a collaborative project of Tsinghua, University and McKinsey & Company that aims to develop and implement solutions to China’s urbanization challenge.

As an expert on energy, sustainability, and economic master planning, Jonathan has advised national and local governments in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas on topics including improving the foreign investment environment, energy policy, and economic development. He has conducted more than 60 projects for local governments throughout China to support economic development and transformation. 

Jonathan works in the private sector as well, serving clients most often on topics related to corporate strategy, operations, and organization. He has extensive experience in real estate, particularly commercial revitalization, and advised on energy investment strategies among other topics.

Jonathan actively participates in international forums including the Joint US-China Coalition for Clean Energy, and also guest lectures at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Business and the China-Europe International Business School. He has written five books on China including Capitalist China: Strategies for a Revolutionized Economy, and currently has 3 Amazon international business bestsellers. 
 

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Senior Partner, McKinsey & Co.; Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Co-Chair, Urban China Initiative

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Aggressive action to address climate change could save the world $145 trillion

Author: 
Dana Nuccitelli
Publication: 
YALE Climate Communications
Link to Article: 
https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2020/03/aggressive-action-to-address-climate-change-could-save-the-world-145-trillion/
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Thursday, March 26, 2020
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Flying with Climate Change: Reduce, Replace, Repair

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Dr. Ryan Allard
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TedxMIT
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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Podcast: Talking Drawdown with Chad Frischmann, Project Drawdown and Andreas Kuhlmann, DENA

Author: 
Craig Morris
Publication: 
BETD: Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue
Link to Article: 
https://soundcloud.com/user-576841840/episode-9-drawdown
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Monday, March 23, 2020
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Project Drawdown: Could the world halt global warming entirely from the mid-2040s?

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Michael Holder
Publication: 
Business Green
Link to Article: 
https://www.businessgreen.com/analysis/4012020/project-drawdown-world-halt-global-warming-entirely-mid-2040s
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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Here are the top ways the world could take on climate change in 2020

Author: 
Sierra Garcia
Publication: 
Grist
Link to Article: 
https://grist.org/climate/here-are-the-top-ways-the-world-could-take-on-climate-change-in-2020/
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
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Elizabeth Bagley

Dr. Elizabeth Bagley designs experiences, initiatives, and tools to connect people with researched, relevant, and relatable information about the most impactful climate change solutions we can take to help people and the planet thrive together.

She frequently speaks and teaches about sustainability solutions at conferences, workshops, academic settings, and corporate events. Elizabeth serves on the board of the American Camp Association, is an active member of the Green Scientific Advisory Group for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and was an inaugural Fellow for the Sustainability in Science Museums Fellowship at Arizona State University.
 
Before joining Project Drawdown, Elizabeth directed sustainability efforts at the California Academy of Sciences and designed the science content for video games and books at LeapFrog. An experienced environmental educator, Elizabeth taught middle and high school science in Louisiana, K-12 science pedagogy to teachers, and science communication to graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Director, Drawdown Learn
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Jamie Beck Alexander

Jamie Beck Alexander is a solutions-oriented corporate climate advocate, coalition builder, and founding Director of Drawdown Labs. Jamie joined the Project Drawdown team from Ceres, where she led corporate engagement on the west coast, working with companies to set ambitious emission reduction targets and leveraging their influence in support of strong climate and clean energy policies. At Ceres, she launched a public-private partnership with the City of San Francisco and Bay Area companies to identify and deploy collaborative solutions to decarbonize the transportation sector.

Previously, Jamie served as a Civil and Foreign Service Officer with US Agency for International Development (USAID), implementing projects to combat malaria and other infectious diseases, serving in Bangladesh, India and Tanzania. At USAID, she led an agency-wide effort to better integrate local solutions and voices into foreign aid programming and decision-making. She has also worked with the UN Office of the Secretary-General, the design firm IDEO, and indigenous peoples in the US, Amazon and Andes. Bringing this multidisciplinary background and solutions focus to bear, Jamie leads Drawdown Lab's work with companies to deploy climate solutions at scale.

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Director of Drawdown Labs
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Ecocentricity Blog: Hot Off the Digital Presses

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John A. Lanier
Publication: 
3BL Media
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https://www.3blmedia.com/News/Ecocentricity-Blog-Hot-Digital-Presses
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Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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